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of the nap nanny, claiming it has caused the death of five children and demanding the recall of the product. jim avila has all of the details. >> reporter: this morning, the government says it's a dangerous product with a faulty design that allegedly allowed children to just fall. the consumer product safety commission says there have been 70 complaints about nap nanny, including 5 deaths. >> we believe it's a hazardous product. >> reporter: for months, the makers of the nap nanny have refused to pull its product or offer refunds. the government is taking a rare step to ask a judge to pull it off shelves. >> the reason i came up with it, my daughter would only sleep in her car seat. >> reporter: in a statement, she says she is heartbroken for the families who lost a child. but says the parents misused the product, but either not strapping the baby in or placing the device on a table or a crib. >> the nap nanny is for floor use only. >> reporter: nap nanny raised the sides, and posted this instructional video. but children continued to die. and the company, again, refused to take responsibil
and tape a nap. that is the only solution to this problem. it is a very big problem. ron claiborne, abc new, new york. >> can we pull off and take a snap? >> pull off tomorrow and take a snap. good advice. >> see you, everybody. we will be right back if we are awake. that really meets your needs a plan and your budget? as you probably know, medicare only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand medicare and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with this type of plan, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist. there's a range of plans to choose from, too. and they all travel with you. anywhere in the count
out and said nap that. he did not come out and say that. because john boehner may be many things, but he is not stupid. he understands the bind he is in. his party is antagonistic to medicare. and it is also generally funded by lots of people who would like to see medicare dissolved. and it is also a party that won people on medicare by 12 points in the last election, even though they lost the election overall by three points. in fact, john boehner's cageyness about saying what he actually wants to do is par for the course in this debate. that is actually the norm for the politics of medicare. and the reason is a deep contradiction at the heart of our national conversation on the issue. medicare is massively, overwhelmingly popular. it is very successful. and it is, over the long-term, projected to be the biggest contributor to deficits down the road. which mean people in the country, voters everywhere, love medicare and do not want it to be cut. and wonks in washington, d.c. spend their time trying to figure out how to cut medicare. both democrat and republican. and with this ve
it tuesday. they caught the unions napping. it is huge for michigan. it is old industrial state. epicenter of the old rust belt. my studies and a lot of others show, states of right to work where the jobs are going. we covered that story last year when boeing wanted to move its facility out of washington to south carolina one of the reasons they wanted to do that, bill, because south carolina is a right-to-work state. it is huge for the economic future of michigan. the other point i would like to make, bill, unions say this is anti-worker, when in fact it is exactly opposite. all right to work laws do, people get confused about this, all these laws do say the union has the right to establish itself but every individual worker has the right to decide whether they want to join that union or not. and i think that's certainly something that every, kind of a civil right. every worker should have that right in my opinion. bill: you're of the free economics mind anyway. >> that's true. bill: you will argue this will help michigan's economy, in a word you're saying yes? >> definitely. bill: matt,
as products called the nap nanny or the chill, more than 100,000 of these products from a company called baby matters, have now been sold. the government is demanding refunds for those customers. the company refused and then went out of business. >>> and here's what's passing for progress to avoid that fiscal cliff at year's end. president obama and house speaker john boehner spoke about it on the phone with one another. that discussion came as treasury secretary tim geithner confirmed mr. obama is prepared to take the economy over the cliff unless republicans agree to raise tax rates on the wealthy. >>> meantime in georgia, some activists expressed frustration about the stalemate in holiday spirit. they delivered symbolic lumps of coal to the offices of both of their state's u.s. senators. but security guards met them outside of republican saxby chambliss' office. eventually, a few were let inside, but without the camera and media present. of course. that would have been the real story. >> folks are upset now. see what happens january 1 after you get the first paycheck and go, oh, this is wh
're always anxious to leave. to take a nap. >> by the way, i have to root for alabama. this is like the hardest 40 whatever we're going to have, 35 days. to end up rooting for alabama. >> that was one of the greatest college games of all time. >> it was a fantastic game. >> and i have a real hook in for bcs tickets, chuck, if you want to talk to me later. >> i don't want to witness that game. i really -- for fear that that team from south bend might win. i don't want to witness that. >> oh. >> i saw once -- i saw them win a national title once. >> where is the hate coming from here? >> come on. >> he's an anti-catholic. >> no, he's not. >> he is. >> go to one miami/notre dame dame and you'd feel it, back in the '80s. >> chuck todd hates the irish, terrible. we're going to see i later on "the rundown." joe klein, thank you for all of your endorsements. >>> coming up next, the cost of by business. a front-page "new york times" investigation began yesterday and today exposes tax incentives and tax rewards some cities and states are shelling out to draw big companies to their communitie
. they would have a press conference and the president would have a nap. it was a very different time. >> there's no question that the president is not somebody who has prioritized evenings with his family, instead of having a bourbon on the rocks. i think some of this is overblown. they stay in the photo room the entire night. >> powerful democratic senators who say this president does not pick up the phone and talk. >> he's not a schmoozer. >> let me. senator mccaskill, seriously, though, at least in the press appear to be being played by both sides, wouldn't you expect the president to walk over to him? the president didn't talk to anybody who didn't have their picture taken. he's in one place. i'm sure speaker boehner went through the photo line. that's not a good example. i'm not arguing the president shouldn't do more face-to-face. i agree. >> put the schmoozing thing aside how do we get from here to there? >> whenever you're in a negotiation the thought process is this. what is the alternative? is it worse? if they do not make this deal on tax rates for the top 2%, then they're going to
take a nap. >> that's fair enough. >> yep. >> what did you learn today? >> actually i learned something fairly serious from david ignacious about the united states policy to the middle east and egyptian president morsi. calm down. we can't inject our values into that system. we have to let it play out. >> very nice. >> i learned from david, whose novels about this twilight world are so wonderful, that there are no analogies we can point to to take comfort from as we go forward. and so we'd better hope that point "a" is also correct. >> i thought the lincoln analogy was dead on. and what a
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